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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE: Illustration of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE: Illustration of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome

By December 30, 2017 Read More →
Rapscallion Magazine Book Review: A story of children in Nazi Germany framed by the character of Death

Rapscallion Magazine Book Review: A story of children in Nazi Germany framed by the character of Death

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Take one part The Diary of Anne Frank, one part The Hunger Games, one part Jane Eyre and one part the Catcher in the Rye and you’ve got the ingredients required for the perfect teenage angst novel. Death, Nazis, persecution and injustice – Markus Zusak’s 2005 young adult novel has it […]

By December 12, 2017 Read More →
THEATRE REVIEW: Sian Tutill triumphs as Hester in Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea at Axbridge Town Hall

THEATRE REVIEW: Sian Tutill triumphs as Hester in Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea at Axbridge Town Hall

The Deep Blue Sea. Axbridge Town Hall Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, Hester Collyer has to choose between her stuffy wealthy husband Sir William Collyer or her washed up drunken charmer and one time fighter pilot and lover Freddie Page for whom the world stopped at the height of the Battle […]

By November 24, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Theatre Review: it’s all about to go wrong as the writers fall out in Daniel Kelmann’s comedy drama The Mentor in an evening of marital bust ups, jealousy and a pond dunking

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Theatre Review: it’s all about to go wrong as the writers fall out in Daniel Kelmann’s comedy drama The Mentor in an evening of marital bust ups, jealousy and a pond dunking

The Mentor. Ustinov Studio, Bath Four frustrated arty types battled it out for the title of the most arty type of the year award in a leafy courtyard. They were: held-back Gina, ambitious Martin, has-been Rubin and arts administrator Erwin. And it was the arts administrator (officially the least arty person there) Erwin Rudicek (Jonathan […]

By April 15, 2017 Read More →
Rapscallion Magazine Book Review: laughing his way to mass murder at the Comedy Store

Rapscallion Magazine Book Review: laughing his way to mass murder at the Comedy Store

The Humorist. Russell Kane Benjamin White has created a killer joke. The critic who cannot laugh, born with a straight face and an inability for natural mirth but an eye that can dissect a comic as he reviews countless stand-ups finally bursts into laughter. Kane is at his best when describing the inside of the […]

By January 26, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE FEATURE: Whoops! The night I went to the wrong dinner party

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE FEATURE: Whoops! The night I went to the wrong dinner party

Progressive suppers can be eventful as Rupert Bridgwater found out when he knocked on the wrong door We once went to the wrong dinner party. It was on a progressive supper where you set off in search of your meal at a house you’ve never been to. We found the right road but being dark […]

By January 11, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE DIARY: from Charlie Chaplin to a French silent movie and from Punch to love poetry – it’s all happening in January

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE DIARY: from Charlie Chaplin to a French silent movie and from Punch to love poetry – it’s all happening in January

January 2017 Christmas is over, the mornings are dark and the evenings darker and all seems gloomy as you realise how much heavier you were than just a few days ago. How you could murder all those Christmassy events and start again in November. Speaking of murdering Christmas there’s a play during the rounds by […]

By January 9, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE feature: the day Tarzan was desperate for a pee but ended up sitting on a toilet on the centre court in Wimbledon

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE feature: the day Tarzan was desperate for a pee but ended up sitting on a toilet on the centre court in Wimbledon

They certainly don’t show it on TV but sometimes marathon runners have to stop for the call of nature. Harry Mottram was taken short in one I was once last in the marathon. It was held in Taunton in Somerset and to the sounds of the theme music to The Chariots of Fire we set […]

By January 8, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE CARTOONS Harry’s Month

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE CARTOONS Harry’s Month

Rapscallion Magazine is out in January 2017 with The Diary, cartoons, features and probably something else. More Rapscallion stuff at www.harrymottram.co.uk

By December 20, 2016 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE FEATURE: Tilting at the political system: Don Corbyn Quixote of Islington North is laughed at by his opponents, but could he have the last laugh in 2020?

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE FEATURE: Tilting at the political system: Don Corbyn Quixote of Islington North is laughed at by his opponents, but could he have the last laugh in 2020?

He’s put on his ancient suit of armour and has ventured out into the harsh world of Medieval Spain in search of the leader of the British Labour Party. Harry Mottram is in search of our very own Don Quixote In a constituency of Islington North, whose name I do not wish to remember, there […]

By December 17, 2016 Read More →
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